Track and Field

Defar and Bondarenko dazzle in Zurich – IAAF Diamond League

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Meseret Defar’s outstanding 5000m win over her compatriot Tirunesh Dibaba and Bohdan Bondarenko bringing the Letzigrund Stadium to a standstill as he attempted again to improve the High Jump World record provided the highlights of the first of this season’s IAAF Diamond League finals on Thursday (29).

The pair were run close by the 1500m win by Kenya’s Silas Kiplagat and Jamaica’s Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce’s sizzling 200m win.

Will Bonderenko be Bolt's lightning conductor in Zurich? - IAAF Diamond League

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Despite a plethora of recently crowned World champions taking part in the first of this year’s IAAF Diamond League finals in Zurich on Thursday (29), if there is one person who has the potential to usurp the modern phenomenon that is Usain Bolt then that man may be Bohdan Bonderenko.

The lanky Ukrainian high jumper returns to Switzerland where back in early July he advertised for the first time that Javier Sotomayor’s 20-year-old World record of 2.45m was now finally, perhaps, living on borrowed time.

Americans 1-2 after first day of World Championships Decathlon

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MOSCOW - Olympic Champion and world record holder Ashton Eaton sits atop the point standings with 20-year-old Gunnar Nixon in second after the first day of competition at the IAAF World Championships in Luzhniki Olympic Stadium.

Torrence, McNamara to Face Off in Falmouth Mile

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Anderson, Kampf are among women to watch; 12th stop on the inaugural Bring Back the Mile Tour 2013 - FALMOUTH, Mass. - This year’s elite Fal\mouth Mile promises to be an exciting event on Saturday, August 10, 2013 at 7:00pm at the Falmouth High School track. There will be three races starting with the Tommy Cochary High School Mile that is stacked with stellar high school athletes, followed by the wheelchair and elite races.